Greece – Charalampos Ioannou

Title of Talk

‘Reinventing assistive care’

Talk

Bio

Charalampos Ioannou is a 20-year-old undergraduate student and inventor. He is currently studying Electrical and Software Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).

In 2012 he won the European Union’s competition for young scientists, “The Best Engineering entry” (EUCYS 2012), and in 2013, he was one of the 5 global finalists of Google’s global science competition, “Google Science Fair” with his invention of a movement-enhancing exoskeleton glove.

He was a speaker at TEDx Athens for both 2012 and 2013, communicating his passion for inventions and creative science projects. Currently, he is a founding member of “Bioassist”, a company that applies state of the art software and machine learning algorithms in order to monitor vital health signal of independent living for elderly people.